Underground: The Subterranean Culture Of Diy Punk Shows by Daniel MakagonUnderground: The Subterranean Culture Of Diy Punk Shows by Daniel Makagon

Underground: The Subterranean Culture Of Diy Punk Shows

byDaniel Makagon

Paperback | September 25, 2015

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Underground is all about the history and future of DIY punk touring in the USA. Daniel Makagon explores the culture of DIY spaces like house shows and community-based music spaces, their impact on underground communities and economies, and why these networks matter. He shows that no matter who you are, organizing, playing, and/or attending a DIY punk show is an opportunity to become a real part of a meaningful movement and to create long-lasting alternatives to the top-down economic and artistic practices of the mainstream music industry. Punk kids playing an illegal show too loudly in someone's basement might not save the world, but they might just be showing us the way to building something better.
Daniel Makagon is an associate professor in the College of Communication at DePaul University. His teaching and research interests are in urban communication, ethnography, documentary, and community. Makagon is author of Where the Ball Drops: Days and Nights in Times Square and co-author of Recording Culture: Audio Documentary and the...
Title:Underground: The Subterranean Culture Of Diy Punk ShowsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.64 inPublished:September 25, 2015Publisher:Microcosm PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1621065189

ISBN - 13:9781621065180

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Daniel Makagon was there, and he's likely forgotten more about DIY than many of you will ever know." -Adam Pfahler, Jawbreaker "